Gino F. Hollander
1924 - 2015
Gino F. Hollander was a creative artist. Born in 1924, Gino F. Hollander passed away in 2015. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Tonia Cariffa, Elaine Sturtevant, Divo Cavicchioli, Vittorio Di Muzio, and Roger-Edgar Gillet.
Further Biographical Context for Gino F. Hollander
Born in 1924, Gino F. Hollander's creative work was largely influenced by the 1930s. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government was in dire need of urgent funds to implement the industrialisation of the Five Year Plan. In a covert bid to acquire funds, the government proposed to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), which included some two hundred and fifty paintings by the Old Masters, a number of which had been deemed irreplaceable. Many of the pieces came to be owned by Andrew Mellon, via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.